India PM urges common ground on global issues at G20 meeting

A worker carries flags of participating countries to be placed at the opening session of the G20 foreign ministers meeting in New Delhi, India, March 2, 2023. (PHOTO / AP)

NEW DELHI – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on world leaders to find common ground on divisive issues on Thursday as he inaugurated a ministerial meeting of the Group of 20 bloc.

"We should not allow issues that we cannot resolve together to come in the way of those we can," Modi said in a video message that was broadcast before the first session of the foreign ministers' meeting in the Indian capital of New Delhi.